You Know You’re in the Transportation Industry if…

NationaLease tasked its members to play “NationaLease’s Greatest Word Game – the blog of Mad Libs” to share some simple truths about the transportation industry. Here are a few of the great responses we received!

  • You know you’re in the Transportation Industry if you understand what FMCSA, RSCS, EBOR, VMRS, SCR, EGR, DPF, DEF, and CARB mean. – Andy Stopka, NationaLease
  • You know you’re in the Transportation Industry if you can’t pass a truck without reading the mud flaps. – Bob Dempsey, Fox & James NationaLease
  • You know you’re in the Transportation Industry if you gift your vendors’ marketing giveaways as stocking stuffers to your family. – Brad Fritz, Velocity Truck Rental and Leasing, a NationaLease Member
  • You know you’re in the Transportation Industry if you have tried to leave but always find your way back. – Cathy Jones, Aim NationaLease
  • You know you’re in the Transportation Industry if you know what a “Road Gator” is. – Chuck Miller, Parrish Leasing, Inc., a NationaLease Member
  • You know you’re in the Transportation Industry if you play “Name the Make of that Truck” with your husband on a road trip. – Debi Carrano, NationaLease
  • You know you’re in the Transportation Industry if diesel smells like money. – Deborah Mooney, Cheeseman LLC, a NationaLease Member
  • You know you’re in the Transportation Industry if you count trucks when you go to sleep. – Don Hemenway, RSD NationaLease
  • You know you’re in the Transportation Industry if working a half-day means 12 hours. – Elliot Sommer, Public Service Truck Renting Inc., a NationaLease Member
  • You know you’re in the Transportation Industry if you know what “tractor” means. – Eric Kinnie, Kinnie Transportation Group, Inc., a NationaLease Member
  • You know you’re in the Transportation Industry if you don’t remember your wedding anniversary, but you can remember the model and serial number of the first engine failure you had. – James Omensetter, Bentley Truck Services, Inc., a NationaLease Member
  • You know you’re in the Transportation Industry if your brand new truck is in the shop more than on the road. – Jim Ryan, Kris-Way Truck Leasing, Inc., a NationaLease Member
  • You know you’re in the Transportation Industry if you wear bulldog underwear. – Joe Laux, River States NationaLease
  • You know you’re in the Transportation Industry if you’ve assigned your spouse a unit number. – John Paulik, Advantage Truck Leasing, LLC, a NationaLease Member
  • You know you’re in the Transportation Industry if you have recurring nightmares about tires. – Ken Ferares, Public Service Truck Renting Inc., a NationaLease Member
  • You know you’re in the Transportation Industry if your family knows what a “reefer” is. – Kurt Kettner, Koch NationaLease
  • You know you’re in the Transportation Industry if you use the phrase “one breakdown in 30,000 miles does not make it a lemon” on a daily basis. – Mike Rawlins, Schows NationaLease
  • You know you’re in the Transportation Industry if in the morning on the news you see an overturned tractor trailer, you’re looking for your company’s logo. – Richard F. Hermann, Hermann NationaLease
  • You know you’re in the Transportation Industry if your hands always smell like diesel fuel. – Richard Roldan, TCI Leasing/Rentals, a NationaLease Member
  • You know you’re in the Transportation Industry if you have a driver’s seat in your den instead of a recliner. – Ronny Brown, Catawba Rental Company, Inc., a NationaLease Member
  • You know you’re in the Transportation Industry if you know all the restaurants, rest areas, and associated exits. – Sharon Solano, Kirk NationaLease
  • You know you’re in the Transportation Industry if you smell like diesel. – Stan Eisenhooth, Stoops NationaLease

Thanks to all of our members who submitted responses to our game. Do you have an answer to our Mad Lib question you’d like to share? Leave us a comment below.

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Bridget Bradshaw is the Marketing Manager for NationaLease and oversees the marketing of NationaLease meetings and events, the NationaLease NEWS, Webinars, and various other projects.

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